August 2017: Stone Walks, Iceland. Dr. Stephanie Springgay and I (WalkingLab) will have a one month artist residency at Listhus Artist Centre in Olafsfjordur, Iceland to continue with our research on rocks as queer archives.
May 2017: I’m delivering the papers Queer Landscapes as a Queer Walking Practice; and Transmaterial Walking Methodologies and A Sound Art Project (co-authored by Dr. Stephaine Springgay); and Land and Consent: Disrupting Settler Futurities and Walking Research (co-authored by Dr. Stephanie Springgay), at the International Congress of Qualitative Research, IL.
April 2017: I’m delivering the paper Invisible Cities: Reading & Writing Speculative Fictions in High Schools, on the symposium Reconfiguring the imagined and real futures of educational research: The importance of being speculative, and co-authoring with Dr. Stephanie Springgay a response in the session Quantitative and Qualitative Methods are not Enough! The Ethics of Research Beyond Methodocentrism at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.
April 1st 2017: WalkingLab has organized a fabulous walk on the Bruce Trail that includes pop-up lectures from geologists, activists, Indigenous scholars, and artistic interventions. As co-organizer I’ll be leading a section of the walk and giving a mini lecture on ‘Queering the Trail.’
October 15th 2016: Extending Our Reach: Creating New Pathways Through Art, Research and Education Workshop at University College Dublin’s College of Social Sciences and Law, in association with UCD Parity Studios and the School of Sociology with Dr. Stephanie Springgay.
April 26th, 2016: Intratextual Entanglements: Emergent Pedagogies and the Productive Potential of Texts. Lecture at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
April 2016: Postcards from Strangers: A Pedagogy of Chance Encounters, American Educational Research Association: Washington, panel presentation., at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
December 3rd 2015: Tangled up in Nietzsche: A Discursive-Material Art & Philosophy Project. Paper presentation for the Poststructuralism in Education SIG, at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Fremantle, Australia.
December 2nd, 2015: Walking with Whitehead: Propositions as Lures for Feeling. Paper presentation on the Sensory Mobilities Panel: Walking as a Methodology for Educational Research at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Fremantle, Australia.
November 21st, 2015 (3:00-5:00pm): Strata-Walk. A three continent walking proposition with Hamilton Perambulatory Unit. I will lead the Sydney, Australia Walk with members of WalkingLab on Victoria Street, Sydney, Australia.
November 11th, 2015: Emergent Pedagogies: a New Materialist Consideration of Group Reading/Writing Practices. Paper presentation on the Becoming Public Pedagogies panel: New Materialist and Deleuzoguattarian variations on educational research at the Public Pedagogies Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
October 10th, 2015: “Un-session” presentation and discussion of all the “texts” in my Intra-Textual Entanglement Project at the 4th Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group.
July 8th, 2015: ‘Perambulatory Pop Pilgrimage’. I’m leading a walk to the Salford Lads Club (where The Smith’s iconic album sleeve photos were taken) to explore public pedagogy, pop culture, and post-representational approaches to research at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Summer Institute in Qualitative Research.
July 7th, 2015: Nietzschean Entanglements. Delegate on a panel at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Summer Institute in Qualitative Research.
April 19th, 2015 (4:05pm): Exploring text-based Pedagogy among Artists & Philosophers. Paper presentation on New Materialist Education Panel: Toward Active Objects in Research Methodologies at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
April 18th, 2015 (2:45pm): Propositions for Posthumanist Research-Creation. Paper presentation on Posthumanist Panel: Research Methodologies and Attunement to the More-Than-Human World at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. I co-authored this paper with Dr. Stephanie Springgay.
March 28th, 2015 (pm): Marginal Pedagogies. Paper presentation at Massey College’s Book History and Print Culture On The Fringes (and In the Margins) Conference, University of Toronto.
March 28th, 2015 (am): Qigong – An Embodied Approach to Writing. Workshop at the Holistic Educators’ Meeting, OISE, University of Toronto.
December 5th, 2014: Walking as a Pedagogy of “De-familiarization”. Paper presentation at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
November 1st, 2014: Affective Writing: New Materialist and Post-humanist approaches in the Composition room. Paper presentation at the American Educational Studies Association Conference, Toronto.
October 11th, 2014: Discursive-Material Approaches to Marginalia. Paper presentation at the Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Bergamo, Ohio.
October 10th, 2014: Perambulation and Perhaps Public Pedagogy. Paper presentation at the Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Bergamo, Ohio.
June 13th, 2014: Read my article Gathering the Fruits of Idleness in Hamilton Arts & Letters “North of Where?” issue.
April 13th, 2014 (2:00pm): Book Launch for Gailey Road Productions’ Women Writing Letters II, in which I have a “letter.” Nexus Lounge.
April 4th, 2014: Ambulation, Affect and Text: Walking, Reading and Artistic Expression as Public Pedagogy. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
April 2nd, 2014: Contemplative Practice, Embodied Writing & the Fluctuating Self. Paper presentation at the American Assocation for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies at Arcadia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
March 31st, 2014: Guest Lecture on Narrative Devices at Pilgrimage to the Sacred Feminine University of Toronto.
March 27th, 2014: Life Rattle Press’ Podcast: The Sleet Storm, written and read by Sarah E. Truman.
November 26th, 2013 (7:00pm): Book Launch for Life Rattle Press’ There’s Going to be Trouble at The Supermarket, Kensington Market, Toronto.
October 6th, 2013 (8:45am): Qigong and Wenqi: Paper presentation at the 9th International Conference of Holistic Learning. Orillia, ON.
June 9th, 2013 (2:00pm): Women Writing Letters Event with Gailey Road Productions. Nexus Lounge.
March 21st, 2013 (3:30pm): The Writer’s Workshop: Exploring Aesthetic Space, Contemplatative Practice and Assemblage Theory. Paper presentation at OISE Dean’s Conference, University of Toronto.
February 22nd, 2013 (2:30pm): The Puer Tea Ceremony: Art and Pedagogy as an Affective Practice. Paper presentation at the Biennale Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference, University of Ottawa.
December 3rd, 2012 (7pm): Guest Lecture on Travel Writing at Pilgrimage to the Sacred Feminine University of Toronto.
November 9th, 2012 (7pm): Reading, and Q&A, at Epic Books, Hamilton.
September 30th, 2012 (2pm): Reading, Q&A, and Puer Tea at Around the Bend, Warkworth.
September 28th, 2012 (8pm): Reading, Q&A, Puer Tea and pie at Enpuku-ji Zen Centre, Montreal.
July 17th, 2012 (1pm): A talk as part of a Meditation & Writing Retreat at University of Toronto.
March 18th, 2012 (2pm): Public talk at The Bookworm International Literary Festival, Chengdu (50 RMB).
March 12th, 2012 (7pm): Moderating a Q&A with Joshua Knelman at The Bookworm International Literary Festival, Chengdu.
February 23rd, 2012: A great review of Searching for Guan Yin in Shambhala Sun.
January 20th, 2012 (7pm): Book Launch of Searching For Guan Yin at The Bookworm, Chengdu.
November 15th, 2011: Searching For Guan Yin is officially released by White Pine Press.